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Jordan (aka Cold Jordan)
Composer: Traditional

The title of this song is Jordan. The only occurrence of the Cold Jordan title is on Grateful Dead set lists and tapes, and subsequently, on Dick's Picks 8 and Road Trips Vol. 3, No. 3.

The song was performed once by the Grateful Dead in the summer of 1969 and then about a dozen times in the summer of 1970. The majority of these performances were in acoustic sets.



Grateful Dead

info Dick's Picks, Vol. 8, Grateful Dead, 1997
info Road Trips: Vol 3, No 3: Fillmore East, 5/15/70, Grateful Dead, 2010
info Road Trips: Vol 3, No 3: Fillmore East, 5/15/70 Bonus CD, 2010

Other recordings

info For The Good People, Stanley Brothers, 1960
no info Single (Angel Of Death / Jordan), Stanley Brothers, 1961
no info EP (Jacob's Vision / Four Books In The Bible / Jordan / Lonely Tombs), Stanley Brothers, 1961
info Sing Me A Gospel Song, The Lewis Family, 1962
no info Jesus Has Called Me, Lilimai Whitaker & The Gospelaires, 196?
info Rank Strangers, Stanley Brothers, 1973
info Livin' In The Past, The Kentucky Colonels, 1975
no info Standing In The Shadows, David Lambeth & the High Lonesome Ramblers, 1975
no info Stanley Brothers On Air, Stanley Brothers, 1976
info Long Time Gone, John Starling, 1977
no info 16 Greatest Gospel Hits, Stanley Brothers, 1978
info Roses In The Snow, Emmylou Harris, 1980
no info In Concert, The Lewis Family, 1983
info Stanley Series, Vol. 2 # 2, Stanley Brothers, 1984
no info Southbound Express, Blanchard Valley Bluegrass Boys, 1984
no info The Early Starday/King Years, 1958-1961, Stanley Brothers, 1993
info Clinch Mountain Bluegrass, Stanley Brothers, 1994
no info Rambler's Blues, Laurel Canyon Ramblers, 1995
info Gospel According to Country, Various Artists (Emmylou Harris), 1996
no info Best Of The Best: All Bluegrass, All Gospel, Stanley Brothers, 1998
info Plays Bluegrass, The David Thom Band, 2000
no info Jesus Will Be With Me, Green Valley Grass, 2002
info American Folk and Country Music Festival, Various Artists (Stanley Brothers), 2003
no info The Bluegrass Bible: 40 Bluegrass Gospel Classics, Various artists (Lillimae & The Gospelaires), 2005
no info The Best of Bluegrass Gospel, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Lillimae & The Gospelaires), 2006
no info There Must Be Another Way to Live, Patuxent Partners, 2006
no info Strangers in Meshech, Green Pastures, 2006
info Songbird: Rare Tracks & Forgotten Gems, Emmylou Harris, 2007

 
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